My Monday Morning Cup | 10 Key Strategies for Coping with Secondary Trauma

When a person is exposed to people who may have been traumatized themselves, secondary trauma can result. Hearing disturbing accounts of traumatic events retold by trauma survivors or experiencing people inflicting cruelty on each other can also lead to a person needing to cope with secondary trauma. None of us, no matter how compassionate, can … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | 10 Key Strategies for Coping with Secondary Trauma

Wednesday Wisdom | March 31, 2021

Today would have been my Dad's 86th birthday. He's been gone since March 2008. A lot has happened in my life since his passing. I'm not sure he'd approve of all that's occurred in my life but I'd like to believe he'd be pleased with the man I am today. Dad and I shared a … Continue reading Wednesday Wisdom | March 31, 2021

My Monday Morning Cup | Living a Life Pleasing to the Lord Begins with Prayer

I wake up fairly early, around 4 a.m. When I first arise, I've learned it is good for me to pray before my feet hit the floor. It sets the tone for the day. There are a couple of things I like to pray, like the Serenity Prayer and the Lord's Prayer. Sometimes, I like … Continue reading My Monday Morning Cup | Living a Life Pleasing to the Lord Begins with Prayer